PADI IDC Course Prices

How much does a PADI IDC cost?

Becoming a PADI Instructor is a serious investment in your future. The course prices of a PADI IDC consists of several components: the Course(s) itself, the PADI Materials, the PADI exam and the application fees. To give you a better idea, you will find an overview below so you know what to expect. The prices below are for the IDC’s in Egypt. The costs in the Netherlands are slightly different, see 5* IDC Center Divepost  

PADI IDC Courses

Bronze IDC Silver IDC Gold IDC

8 days IDC (AI/OWSI)

Free IDC Preparation Day
8 days IDC (AI/OWSI)
EFR Instructor
Free IDC Preparation Day
8 days IDC (AI/OWSI)
EFR instructor
MSDT program
€ 1099 € 1299 € 1699

PADI Materials

Bronze IDC Silver IDC Gold IDC
Digital IDC Crew Pack

Digital IDC Crew Pack Digital
EFRI Manual

Digital IDC Crew Pack
EFRI Manual
5x Dig. Spec Instr Manuals
€ 599 € 699 € 799

PADI Fees (applications and Exam fee)*

Bronze IDC Silver IDC Gold IDC
IDC Application € 236
PADI Exam fee** € 675
IDC Application € 236
EFRI Application € 146
PADI Exam fee** 675
IDC Applicatie € 236
EFRI Application € 146
5x Spec Application € 278
PADI Exam fee** € 675
€ 911 € 1.057  € 1.335 

* payable to PADI via credit card **no VAT in Egypt

Course Prices total IDC Costs

Bronze IDC Silver IDC Gold IDC
IDC Course
PADI materials
PADI fees
IDC Course
PADI materials
PADI fees
IDC Course
PADI materials
PADI fees
€ 2.609 € 3.055  € 3.833 

IDC Sharm

What are the additional costs?

As a PADI Pro, we assume you have your own equipment. If this is not the case, you can rent/buy it. You also have additional costs for materials that you are missing, such as the RDP, the E-RDP-ml or books from previous courses. Travel and accommodation costs to the diving school, the dive sites and the PADI Exam.  

Standalone Courses Costs
Assistant Instructor € 699
IDC (AI+OWSI incl. prep day) € 1149
MSDT Program € 750
Open Water Scuba Instructor € 899
IDC Staff Instructor € 599
Instructor Specialties € 149 – € 179
EFR with CfC Instructor and AED € 359
Cross-Over IDC Bronze € 999
IDC Audit € 359
Preparation day € 150

All prices include VAT. For the 2022 PADI Application Fees, see here as well.

course pricesBECOME a PADI INSTRUCTOR

As you can see, becoming a PADI Instructor is quite an investment and the cost of the PADI IDC is broken down. Assume the training will totally change your life and be worth the investment. ✔  

 

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